Intersessional meetings of the Conference on preparations for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption

In its resolution 74/276 entitled “Special session of the General Assembly against corruption”, the General Assembly, inter alia, reiterated the importance of an inclusive preparatory process, including extensive substantive consultations, and invited the Conference of the States Parties to hold up to three intersessional meetings, as required, to advance such consultations. In accordance with the same resolution, the intersessional meetings of the Conference of the States Parties on the preparations for the special session will be open to participation by all States parties and observers, in accordance with the rules of procedure of the Conference and established practice.

Accordingly, in line with the workplan for its subsidiary bodies for 2020-2021, adopted by the Conference at its eighth session, three intersessional meetings have been scheduled to be held in 2020.

The tentative timeline for the preparations, to be undertaken by the Conference for the special session of the General Assembly against corruption, is available here.

First intersessional meeting of the Conference (2-4 September 2020)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: The first intersessional meeting of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption on preparations for the special session of the General Assembly will take place from 2 September (afternoon) to 4 September 2020. The meeting will be held in a hybrid format, namely in person and virtually, and the meeting times will be as follows: Wednesday, 2 September from 15.00 to 17.00 hrs CEST, Thursday, 3 September and Friday, 4 September from 11:00 to 13:00 hrs and from 15.00 to 17.00 hrs CEST. The registration requirements are contained in the invitations that were circulated to all the participants.


Presentations

Panel on challenges and approaches to the prevention of corruption during times of  crisis
Nigeria
Philippines
United Kingdom

Panel on ending impunity by effectively combating corruption
Burkina Faso
Kyrgyzstan
Lithuania
Peru
OECD